The UK CAA has issued a statement of a revised safety policy, with immediate effect, following the tragic crash of a helicopter outside of Bergen, …
USDOT Secretary Foxx Returns to US After Inspiring Bike Tour Through Northern Europe
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx is back home after visiting Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Oslo, to learn how these cities tackle future transportation challenges.
Foxx met with government leaders, city officials, architects, and planners to discuss creative and multi-modal transport solutions.
FAA Will Talk Drones at SXSW
The FAA has announced that FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, will host a special session at SXSW leading a discussion on the future of small unmanned aircraft, more commonly known as drones, on Monday.
Put Those E-Cigarettes Out and Forget About Vaping Says DOT
The Department of Transportation has now issued a formal ban on the usage and carriage of e-cigarettes on commercial and some chartered flights.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the final rule today which will apply “to all scheduled flights of U.S. and foreign carriers involving transportation in, to, and from the U.S.,” the USDOT writes.
FAA Signs Milestone Collaborative Agreement with CAAS at Singapore Air Show
In a meeting with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) aviation leaders during the Singapore Airshow, FAA Administrator, Michael Huerta, has signed a milestone Maintenance Implementation Procedures (MIP) agreement …
NTSB Finds Crash of Asiana Airlines 991 Calls for More Stringent Controls on Lithium Batteries
Shortly after a new SAFO issued by the FAA on the carriage of Lithium batteries, the NTSB calls for stringent regulations of Lithium Ion battery carriage in …
300,000 Small Unmanned Aircraft Registered in First 30 Days, Says FAA
The FAA reports nearly 300,000 new owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft since the Administration’s online registration system went live on December 21. “I am pleased …
FAA Will Invest $11 Million to Tackle Issues of Runway Incursions
The FAA has announced that it will fund runway incursion mitigation projects, committing to an investment of $11 million from the agency’s Airport Improvement Program …
Let’s Not Waste an Opportunity to Carry-On after IATA Carry-On Controversy
I spent a bit of time this month writing about IATA’s proposed ‘Cabin OK’ program: introducing it, clearing up misconceptions, and, finally, reporting on its demise, er, …